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10 reasons the Honeywell Lyric Security and Home Control System is amazing

10 reasons the Honeywell Lyric Security and Home Control System is amazing

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Many of us lead busy and sometimes stressful lives, rushing about here, there and everywhere trying to get things done. It is hard enough to fit everything in and keep everything ticking along smoothly, without having to worry about things such as your... >>

Tefal app-controlled ActiFry Smart XL and Cook4Me Connect to stir things up in the kitchen

Tefal app-controlled ActiFry Smart XL and Cook4Me Connect to stir things up in the kitchen

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Not so hot at juggling pans like a pro? Tefal may have the answer for today's tech-driven cooks: its app-connected Cook4Me Connect pressure cooker and ActiFry Smart XL connected healthier fryer. The idea of both is simple: download the relevant app, install... >>

Nest Cam Outdoor: Full HD, Nest Aware connected, with talk and listen functions

Nest Cam Outdoor: Full HD, Nest Aware connected, with talk and listen functions

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Nest has announced a new connected camera, the Nest Cam Outdoor. As the name suggests, this is an outdoor camera, offering weatherproofing, but linking in to the rest of your Nest home. The new camera is designed for DIY installation, opting for a cabled... >>

How to make your bedroom smart

How to make your bedroom smart

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It's the bedroom, right? So do you need tech there, beyond an alarm clock? Well, sure you do. You'll be sleeping there so you can benefit from gadgets that really show you how well you're sleeping, or not. They can even help you get to sleep, and then... >>

Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

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Keeping energy bills as low as possible is an all-year-round job. Sure, you don't need the heating on in the sultry days of summer, but then that ramps up the AC costs instead. Or maybe the nights are still a little chilly even in summer where you are?... >>

Dyson 360 Eye review: Finally, a robotic vacuum that really works
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Dyson 360 Eye review: Finally, a robotic vacuum that really works

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Let's be honest, none of us like cleaning. So when robot vacuum cleaners started appearing on the scene a number of years ago, the idea that we would never have to do any vacuuming again got a lot of people excited. The problem is most robo-vacs don't... >>

How to make your yard smart

How to make your yard smart

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Ah, the joy of the yard. Sitting outside watching a movie in the summer is appealing enough, as is the idea of sitting in the car for your own private drive-in cinema. Smart tech can also ensure your lawn is watered and mowed with no intervention from... >>

Best intelligent thermostats available to buy now

Best intelligent thermostats available to buy now

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Intelligent heating systems are no longer something you find in the homes of the rich and famous, or those a step ahead of the curve. Over the last couple of years smart thermostats have really come into their own and there are now numerous options available,... >>

How to make your bathroom smart

How to make your bathroom smart

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So there you are, standing in front of the bathroom mirror, brushing your teeth absent-mindedly and pondering the meaning of life. But with a small change you could make your bathroom smarter. You could weigh yourself, wash yourself or even brush your... >>

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

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With so many smart home platforms, ecosystems and products available, the terminology can get confusing, especially as many require an investment of time, money, and brainpower. It's not all complicated though. Honeywell's Lyric system, for instance,... >>